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MythBusters: Fright Night

Season 10 Episode 17 SBS April 29, 2013

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There's thrills, spills, and spine tingling chills as Adam and Jamie investigate if certain sound frequencies can convince people of paranormal activity.

There's thrills, spills, and spine tingling chills as Adam and Jamie investigate if certain sound frequencies can convince people of paranormal activity.

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MythBusters: Duct Tape Island

Season 10 Episode 1 SBS May 14, 2012

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Adam and Jamie get abandoned on a deserted island with nothing but a pallet of duct tape between them and life or death! Among the survival tasks they have to perform, using ...

Adam and Jamie get abandoned on a deserted island with nothing but a pallet of duct tape between them and life or death! Among the survival tasks they have to perform, using only duct tape, include: build a distress signal; make clothing; find fresh food and water; build a fire and shelter; and finally, the most important of all, escape from the island.

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MythBusters: Torpedo-Tastic

Season 9 Episode 5 SBS December 5, 2011

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Tonight, the Mythbusters tackle two of their favourite topics: explosions and wine. First up, Adam and Jamie test the myth of the world's first torpedo. Did the 13th-century ...

Tonight, the Mythbusters tackle two of their favourite topics: explosions and wine. First up, Adam and Jamie test the myth of the world's first torpedo. Did the 13th-century Syrians design a torpedo-like weapon that could skim over the surface of a body of water and explode on impact? Meanwhile, Kari, Tory and Grant investigate the case of the 'exploding wine'.

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MythBusters: Drain Disaster

Season 9 Episode 18 SBS February 20, 2012

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Adam and Jamie go underground to investigate if a sewer drain full of combustible methane gas is ignited - would it turn the innocent manhole cover into a missile?Meanwhile, ...

Adam and Jamie go underground to investigate if a sewer drain full of combustible methane gas is ignited - would it turn the innocent manhole cover into a missile?Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory test viewers' claims about the toughness of spray-on truck bedliner resin.

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MythBusters: Square Wheels

Season 10 Episode 3 SBS June 4, 2012

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Tonight, the Mythbusters reinvent the wheel before hitting the brakes for a date night movie myth. First up, Adam and Jamie test whether a vehicle fitted with square wheels ...

Tonight, the Mythbusters reinvent the wheel before hitting the brakes for a date night movie myth. First up, Adam and Jamie test whether a vehicle fitted with square wheels can provide a smooth ride if driven fast enough. Next they see if square wheels can give an advantage in hill-climbing when compared to round ones.

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MythBusters: Toilet Bomb

Season 9 Episode 22 SBS May 21, 2012

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Based on a scene from the film Lethal Weapon 2, Adam and Jamie tackle a blockbuster bathroom bomb. They test whether cooling a pressure-triggered bomb with liquid nitrogen ...

Based on a scene from the film Lethal Weapon 2, Adam and Jamie tackle a blockbuster bathroom bomb. They test whether cooling a pressure-triggered bomb with liquid nitrogen will delay its detonation long enough for a person to dive for cover, thus surviving the explosion.

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MythBusters: Hair Of The Dog

Season 8 Episode 12 SBS April 4, 2011

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A revisit of an earlier myth, Adam and Jamie investigate new suggestions for evading detection by a bloodhound. They test whether an escaped convict can outsmart and outrun a ...

A revisit of an earlier myth, Adam and Jamie investigate new suggestions for evading detection by a bloodhound. They test whether an escaped convict can outsmart and outrun a pursuing bloodhound by: crossing a river; spreading canned herring across his path; and disguising their scent. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory attempt to outwit some sniffer dogs by using household items to throw them off the scent.

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Mythbusters: Traffic Tricks

SBS July 22, 2013

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Tonight, Adam and Jamie tackle key congestion questions and unlock the traffic gridlock. They find out if a minor unexpected braking incident can really cause a major ...

Tonight, Adam and Jamie tackle key congestion questions and unlock the traffic gridlock. They find out if a minor unexpected braking incident can really cause a major 'shockwave jam'. They also put the European roundabout up against the typical American four-way stop sign to see which is really the most efficient.

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MythBusters: Inverted Underwater Car

Season 8 Episode 19 SBS May 16, 2011

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Adam and Jamie go underwater to test whether it is more difficult to escape from a sinking car that flips upside down than from one that remains right-side up. Meanwhile, ...

Adam and Jamie go underwater to test whether it is more difficult to escape from a sinking car that flips upside down than from one that remains right-side up. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory take on a myth inspired by the film, 'Kiss the Girls' - that firing a pistol through a full carton of milk, in a room filled with flammable gas, will prevent its muzzle flash from igniting the gas.

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MythBusters: Arrow Machine Gun

Season 8 Episode 16 SBS April 11, 2011

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Adam and Jamie test the myth that the Greeks created an arrow machine gun that offered the speed, distance and precision that modern machine guns do. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant ...

Adam and Jamie test the myth that the Greeks created an arrow machine gun that offered the speed, distance and precision that modern machine guns do. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory check whether driving while tired is more dangerous than driving while tipsy.

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MythBusters: Fixing A Flat

Season 9 Episode 9 SBS December 26, 2011

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Adam and Jamie tested three impromptu remedies for fixing a flat tyre in the wilderness, without a spare being available. These include: straw stuffing in the tyre; a ...

Adam and Jamie tested three impromptu remedies for fixing a flat tyre in the wilderness, without a spare being available. These include: straw stuffing in the tyre; a makeshift sled under the tyre; and a replacement wheel carved from a log. Next they investigated ways to remedy a flat tyre in an urban setting.

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MythBusters: Dodge A Bullet

Season 9 Episode 8 SBS December 19, 2011

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Testing a myth chosen by viewers, Adam and Jamie investigate whether it is possible to dodge a bullet if the shooter is far enough away from his intended target. Meanwhile, ...

Testing a myth chosen by viewers, Adam and Jamie investigate whether it is possible to dodge a bullet if the shooter is far enough away from his intended target. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory check the veracity of the myth that a person who falls from a great enough height into water will sustain the same injuries as if they had landed on pavement.

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MythBusters: Bouncing Bullet

Season 10 Episode 8 SBS July 9, 2012

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Adam and Jamie take aim at a ricochet myth from the television show, Burn Notice, in which a driver being chased by another car can ricochet a bullet off the road surface and ...

Adam and Jamie take aim at a ricochet myth from the television show, Burn Notice, in which a driver being chased by another car can ricochet a bullet off the road surface and up through the pursuer's floorboard to distract or injure him.

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MythBusters: Battle of the Sexes, Round 2

Season 11 Episode 5 SBS July 1, 2013

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Tackling four more classic gender-based cliches, the MythBusters once again battle for the supremacy of the sexes!

Tackling four more classic gender-based cliches, the MythBusters once again battle for the supremacy of the sexes!

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MythBusters: Fire V Ice

Season 10 Episode 2 SBS June 18, 2012

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Can a fire extinguisher be used to hold off an attack from a flamethrower? Adam and Jamie tackle an internet sensation about an epic duel between a flamethrower and a carbon ...

Can a fire extinguisher be used to hold off an attack from a flamethrower? Adam and Jamie tackle an internet sensation about an epic duel between a flamethrower and a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory test if you can blind a spy drone with a man-made dust cloud and pull off a kidnapping like they did in the film Body of Lies.

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MythBusters: Walking Straight/Binary Fender Bender

Season 9 Episode 15 SBS January 23, 2012

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MythBusters: Flu Fiction

Season 8 Episode 10 SBS March 14, 2011

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On this frightening episode of Mythbusters, you'll want to duck for cover as the team tests myths that will make you very afraid. Jamie and Adam take on three myths associated ...

On this frightening episode of Mythbusters, you'll want to duck for cover as the team tests myths that will make you very afraid. Jamie and Adam take on three myths associated with the common cold. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory test whether tornado-force winds can propel window glass with enough speed to decapitate a person.

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MythBusters: Duct Tape Plane

Season 9 Episode 16 SBS February 13, 2012

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Adam and Jamie test three viral videos featuring extraordinary excavators - can they row a barge, take you wakeboarding, and do acrobatics? Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory ...

Adam and Jamie test three viral videos featuring extraordinary excavators - can they row a barge, take you wakeboarding, and do acrobatics? Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory patch up a plane that's had an unfortunate encounter with a bear - using only duct tape.